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Title: The Bottom of Your Heart: Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi

Author: Maurizio de Giovani

Leader: Diana Di Stefano


The Bottom of Your Heart: Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi (Paperback)

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By Maurizio De GiovanniAntony Shugaar (Translator)



In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are about to enter, infidelity appears inextricable from the most joyful expressions of love, and, this interdependence sows doubt and uncertainty in both men, compromising their own attempts at love. Ricciardi is one of the most intriguing and unique figures to appear in crime fiction in recent years. He possesses the dubious gift of being able to see and hear the last seconds in the lives of those who have suffered a violent death. This ability makes him an unusually effective investigator but plagues him and renders human relationships almost impossible. He is a classic noir hero and the cursed son of a city that, for all its Mediterranean splendor, is a perfect noir city. 
In this new installment in the Commissario Ricciardi series, Maurizio de Giovanni creates a large cast of unforgettable characters and a compelling, suspenseful plot that demonstrates once more why he is considered one of the best crime writers working today.

About the Author

Maurizio de Giovanni lives and works in Naples. He is the author of five previous books in the Commissario Ricciardi series, "I Will Have Vengeance, " "Blood Curse," "Everyone in their Place, " "Day of the Dead, By My Hand, Viper, "and the contemporary Neapolitan thriller, "The Crocodile."



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By Maurizio De Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781609452933
Availability: Special Order
Published: Europa Editions - November 3rd, 2015

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Title: I Let You Go (Set in Modern Wales)              

Author: Clare Mackintosh

Leader: Julie Jezuit

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On a rainy afternoon, a mother's life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street . . . 
I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of her child and the rest of her painful past. 
At the same time, the novel tracks the pair of Bristol police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this hit-and-run. As they chase down one hopeless lead after another, they find themselves as drawn to each other as they are to the frustrating, twist-filled case before them.

About the Author

Clare Mackintosh spent twelve years on the police force in England and has written for The Guardian, Good Housekeeping, and other publications. A columnist for Cotswold Life and Writing Magazine, she is the founder of Chipping Norton Literary Festival and lives in the Cotswolds with her family. She is the author of I See You and I Let You Go.


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ISBN: 9781101987506
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Published: Berkley - November 29th, 2016


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